Author Archives: MCWriTers

About MCWriTers

Kate Flora is the author or co-author of fifteen books, including her Joe Burgess police procedural series, her Thea Kozak series, two true crimes, a stand-alone suspense and a memoir, as well as many short stories. Her books have been Edgar, Anthony, Agatha, and Derringer finalists. She’s twice won the Maine Literary Award for Crime Fiction and won the 2015 Public Safety Writers Association award for nonfiction. She divides her time between Maine and Massachusetts. Flora is a former international president of Sisters in Crime.

Overload

Jessie: Still surrounded by snowbanks It feels to me like I’ve spent the last few weeks awash in email. Every day I make a to do list and it seems as though half the items on it are emails that … Continue reading

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A Peek Through My Window

Dorothy Cannell: As I write this a fine snow is coming down, dusting the garage roof with confectioner’s sugar and powdering the driveway. The road that runs in front of our house is empty of traffic, tranquil, still, left to itself … Continue reading

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A Deep, Dark, Stunningly Atmospheric Work

Note from Kate: A few years ago, I was asked to look at a draft novel and give the author some advice. That author was Drew Yanno and the book was In The Matter of Michael Vogel. I was impressed. Advised. And … Continue reading

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What We’re Reading

What We’re Reading From time to time, it’s fun to check in with our writers and see what they’re reading, Here is what some of us are reading during this gloomy, snowy, yes, we’re sick of it, Month of March: … Continue reading

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Walking the Winter Beach

by Brenda Buchanan Sunday afternoons lend themselves to rituals. Leisurely drives to who knows where.  Gathering around the table for dinner with family and friends.  Kicking back with the Sunday papers, funnies and all, at least at my house, where we’ve … Continue reading

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